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Dr Hibist Kassa

Dr Hibist Kassa, Senior Researcher at the Institute for African Alternatives & Research Associate, Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Dr Hibist Kassa is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for African Alternatives. She is also a Research Associate at the Centre for African Studies and Chair in Land and Democracy in South Africa. She was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Southern Centre for Inequality Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. In 2019, she was awarded a doctorate in Sociology from the University of Johannesburg. Her dissertation on Petty Commodity Production in Mining is being turned into a monograph for Brill. Her work covers the themes of the State, Social Reproduction, International Development, Citizenship and Land and Natural Resources.